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Patients and visitors

Unsure whether to come to hospital or not?

Our guide to NHS services in Bristol will help you decide where to go to find the most suitable treatment and how to avoid potential delays in receiving help. If you are a carer or visitor we hope you find everything you need to know about visiting the hospitals and accessing the services you may need before, during and after a patient's stay with us. Please read our guidelines on bringing food into hospital.

Visiting hours

Please be aware that there are visiting restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Norovirus.  

Same sex wards at UH Bristol

As part of delivering the best possible experience for all patients, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is carrying out a range of improvements to ensure that men and women do not have to share sleeping areas, bathrooms or toilets while being treated as inpatients. Find out more...

Contacting individual wards

For specific information on the hospitals such as ward telephone numbers, please visit the your hospitals section.

We value your suggestions

If you have any comments or suggestions about how we could improve the information here please contact the Patient Support & Complaints Team.

In-patient Welcome Guide

You may have been in hospital recently, or this may be your first time staying overnight. We understand that any visit to hospital brings with it some element of anxiety. This Guide is part of the way in which we can help overcome some of the anxieties you may have. The Guide is full of useful information that will help make your stay with us that little bit better. You will receive your Guide when you arrive on the ward. If for any reason you do not receive it please ask a member of the ward staff for a copy. Please download the Welcome Guide here.